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Longer And Stronger Project – ECI Preferred Contractor Selected

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 5:22 pm | NZ Airports

The contract to construct the extension to the Chatham Islands Airport is being developed using the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) model with the preferred contractor for that process now being identified. The procurement process was conducted in line ... More >>

NZ Airports Welcomes Funding For Chatham Islands Runway

Monday, 3 August 2020, 5:20 pm | NZ Airports

The NZ Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the Governments’ announcement that the Chatham Islands will receive $40m in Covid-19 recovery funding, the great majority of which will go to upgrading the runway at Tuuta Airport, allowing larger ... More >>

NZ Airports Operating A 'new Normal' For Safe Travel And Aviation

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 1:04 pm | NZ Airports

New Zealand’s airports will be operating a new kind of normal for safe flying when domestic travel and general aviation expands under Alert Level 2 today. In line with new guidance from Government agencies, airports have additional measures in ... More >>

Air Traffic Control Closure Sends COVID-19 Shockwaves Through Regional Airports

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:00 pm | NZ Airports

Air traffic control closure sends COVID-19 shockwaves through regional airports Seven regional airports are shocked that Airways NZ, the national air traffic management organisation, wants to discuss the removal of air traffic control at their facilities ... More >>

Support For Taupō Airport Is Timely Boost

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 3:07 pm | NZ Airports

Government support announced today for upgrading and expanding Taupō Airport has been welcomed as a timely boost that will give regions and businesses confidence in their communities’ abilities to ride out any tough times that may lie ahead. ... More >>

Airlines ramp up domestic air fares

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 9:08 am | NZ Airports

Domestic air fares leapt in the last three months of 2019 and will cost passengers an extra $165 million for a full year. More >>

NZ Airports annual award winners announced

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:02 pm | NZ Airports

Wellington Airport’s business-enhancing innovation across three milestone projects has seen it named Airport of the Year for 2019 at last week’s NZ Airports Association Awards. More >>

NZ Airports welcomes findings from EPA report

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:57 am | NZ Airports

The New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) welcomes the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) report on PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) firefighting foams which found no risk to the public. More >>

Airports provide top value

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:32 am | NZ Airports

“Kiwis pay no more than $12 per domestic passenger to travel through one of our biggest three airports,” says Kevin Ward, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Airports Association, appearing before the Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee on ... More >>

Auckland, Palmerston North And Wellington Scoop Awards

Monday, 2 October 2017, 3:03 pm | NZ Airports

Wellington Airport was a double winner at this year’s New Zealand Airports Association Awards, claiming both the Community Engagement and Airline/Airport Collaboration prizes, while Auckland Airport won the Infrastructure Project Award and Palmerston ... More >>

NZ Airports welcomes LGNZ call for better transport

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 1:19 pm | NZ Airports

NZ Airports welcomes Local Government NZ call for better transport decision framework to support regional development More >>

Airports Association welcomes draft report

Friday, 22 May 2015, 12:50 pm | NZ Airports

Today’s release by the Commerce Commission of its draft report into information disclosure by Christchurch Airport demonstrates ongoing refinement of the economic regulation of the major airports, said Kevin Ward, Chief Executive of the New Zealand ... More >>

Airport Sector Opposes International Border Tax

Friday, 22 May 2015, 11:05 am | NZ Airports

The Government’s announcement to impose a tax on all departing and arriving international travellers is a border tax masquerading as a bio-security and customs levy. More >>

SMART Approaches for Auckland

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:58 am | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the announcement that SMART Approaches satellite-based navigation technology will come into use at Auckland Airport next year. More >>

Downer NZ Hamilton project scoops honours at Conference

Friday, 7 November 2014, 12:14 pm | NZ Airports

Downer NZ has been named as winner of the Beca Airports Project of the Year title at the New Zealand Airports Conference, for its work resurfacing Hamilton International Airport’s runway. More >>

Queenstown and Tauranga airports scoop honours

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:32 am | NZ Airports

Queenstown Airport has been named AECOM Major Airport of the Year at the New Zealand Airports Conference. More >>

Airports association calls for action for fair prices

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 9:18 am | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed Air New Zealand’s commercial success, but says regions are right to question whether provincial routes are generating excessive profits. Association chief executive Kevin Ward said the ... More >>

Flight plan will boost regional economy

Friday, 15 August 2014, 4:49 pm | NZ Airports

Flight plan will boost regional economy The announcement of an air service between Masterton and Auckland, to replace cancelled Air New Zealand services, is an excellent regional initiative and a boost to the Wairarapa economy says the New Zealand Airports ... More >>

NZ Airports Association commends SMART Approaches trial

Friday, 30 May 2014, 11:23 am | NZ Airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has commended the aviation industry for its innovative SMART Approaches flight path trial that is expected to result in more efficient aircraft landings at Auckland airport. More >>

NZ Airports Association says travellers hold key

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 4:52 pm | NZ Airports

Air travellers should be taking more advantage of the airline competition available in New Zealand in order to get the best value, says the New Zealand Airports Association. More >>